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Joe BidenCongratulations to our presumptive Democratic nominee, Joe Biden!
 

VOX

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125. Biden's got intelligence, empathy, experience, honesty. He's the Anti-Trump.
Fri Apr 26, 2019, 09:17 AM
Apr 2019

A vast majority of Americans are sick to death of the daily in-your-face corruption, chaos and unbridled insanity that is the Trump family and complicit Republicans. They’ve got some serious nerve to subject the country to the crazed and hurtful whims emitted from the pitifully twisted “mind” of such a dangerous buffoon.

Joe Biden is the complete opposite of 45, in every way. He’s time-tested; and he’s “pre-disasterized” in that his past goof-ups are known, so there are no surprises down the road. He looks for the good in others, and yeah, his empathy has been “touchy-feely” at times, both with women and men. But unlike 45, I take Joe at his word that he’ll be more mindful of that.

I understand the longing for a younger, more progressive candidate— and in normal, average circumstances, I’d probably support such a person. But clearly, America has been pushed radically off course, both at home and in relations with other countries. My sense is that Biden is best qualified, both in temperament and experience, to lead a 45-damaged country in a return to normalcy, as a first step.

The one hitch I have in supporting Biden, is that, should he emerge on top, he’d make a grave mistake if he didn’t share the ticket with a younger, more progressive candidate, ideally a woman, who’d be positioned to play a much bigger role than the usual veep, with the idea in mind that Joe may only have one term in him.

All food for thought, while it’s still very early in the game. The best thing is, there are several really terrific Democrats who’ve announced. Whatever happens, there’s little chance of producing a weak candidate.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
Biden Takes Lead at DU... [View all] louis c Apr 2019 OP
Not surprising, I guess lots of "undecided" people (like me) were waiting for today. George II Apr 2019 #1
Glad you came over now DownriverDem Apr 2019 #45
That is a good ticket. Demsrule86 Apr 2019 #2
Agreed. Would win in a landslide. n/t DonaldsRump Apr 2019 #3
in the end, I see a Biden/Harris ticket a sure fire winner Nov 2020 beachbum bob Apr 2019 #4
I suggested that combo to my family of Dems last Sept. BigmanPigman Apr 2019 #33
makes sense from several different political narratives. beachbum bob Apr 2019 #34
I wish I could warm up to Harris. colorado_ufo Apr 2019 #42
Any time I hear someone say,"Let's have a conversation," I throw up and then leave. pangaia Apr 2019 #50
Kamala has solid ideas on gun control, student debt, health care, women's choice and other issues Kaleva Apr 2019 #60
I think you do not hear because you do not listen. LanternWaste Apr 2019 #68
As a working person colorado_ufo Apr 2019 #71
I was thinking Harris/Buttigieg, snort Apr 2019 #43
I really like Pete B. DonaldsRump Apr 2019 #80
That's not a bad ticket. Not a bad ticket at all! Biden/Harris. calimary Apr 2019 #5
I agree. Biden-Harris would be a great ticket. highplainsdem Apr 2019 #6
Congrats on that... let's see how long that lasts. My guess... not very. InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #7
This message was self-deleted by its author BannonsLiver Apr 2019 #13
Joe Biden has never lost a single primary. George II Apr 2019 #31
Really?! That's news to me!! In what alternative Universe... InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #37
Well then, which primaries has he lost in his last two campaigns for President? George II Apr 2019 #38
I named them... but, if you want to play word games, feel free!! InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #41
Yet again, you seem to have imagined that you posted something, when you didn't. (nt) ehrnst Apr 2019 #44
Sorry, wrong AGAIN! It's right there in plain english, which surely you comprehend. Yes?? InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #47
Where is it? Show us how wrong we are? (nt) ehrnst Apr 2019 #48
LOL...it's called ENGLISH!! I said "it's right THERE," the conversation to which you 1st responded! InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #52
Not seeing it. Can you link to it? Copy and paste? This is your big chance... ehrnst Apr 2019 #54
You serious?!?! Can SOMEONE, anyone, help erhrnst out?! I can't seem to get through... InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #63
Got nothing. Thought so. ehrnst Apr 2019 #65
Got plenty...you just have to READ english. But, I don't care if you seriously didn't know about InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #70
STILL can't show where you posted this. You had your chance to prove us all wrong, ehrnst Apr 2019 #73
Can ANYONE get thru to ehrnst? I tried splainin in plain english the two primaries Joe Biden lost... InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #79
Still can't locate the posts you claim you wrote? ehrnst Apr 2019 #81
Got kind of quiet around here, maybe some more music? George II Apr 2019 #116
...... ehrnst Apr 2019 #119
This is getting to be a routine here, I should put it in my signature: George II Apr 2019 #53
Then just admit I showed you why you were wrong... problem solved!! InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #56
I will when you do, but you haven't so I won't (hmm, sounds like a Sheldon Cooperism) George II Apr 2019 #72
LMFAO!! Just read my FIRST response to your post incorrrctly claiming InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #74
LMFAO!! You can't even find that post, but you keep on trashing other posters ehrnst Apr 2019 #77
I identified the post quite clearly, but you still keep pretending Joe never lost a primary. InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #83
Where? A link to these alleged posts would totally validate your claims. ehrnst Apr 2019 #84
Perhaps, someone else who can interpret your "non-speak" dismissals can help InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #89
No you didn't. George II Apr 2019 #93
I read what you wrote, but Biden didn't lose any primary elections. EVER. George II Apr 2019 #86
I know, right? ehrnst Apr 2019 #91
Fallacy: Argument by Denial ehrnst Apr 2019 #92
Argument by Dismissal: ehrnst Apr 2019 #78
Ironically, your non-assumption is the error in your dismissal argument!! InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #85
Still no evidence of these alleged posts? ehrnst Apr 2019 #87
LOL, it's ONLY in my 1st post in this silly string, as I've told you several times now... InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #94
And we have another frantic strawman sacrificed in the effort to try to deflect from the ehrnst Apr 2019 #96
LOL! Wonder why you'd link to the post of mine RIGHT ABOVE the one we've been talkin about, in which InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #106
I think you realize now your posts don't actually prove what you think they do, ehrnst Apr 2019 #121
I'll tell you, if I ever said something and then wanted to PROVE that I said it.... George II Apr 2019 #88
The evidence to prove us wrong is right there.. ehrnst Apr 2019 #95
He/she wrote those posts, but they don't say what he/she now says they say. George II Apr 2019 #98
Seems like maybe he/she is aware of that now, and doesn't want to own up.... ehrnst Apr 2019 #120
Perhaps. Fact remains, Joe Biden has never lost a single primary. George II Apr 2019 #122
rElYiNg oN fAcTs... Is A fAiLuRe Of iMaGiNaTiOn... ehrnst Apr 2019 #123
Oh please DownriverDem Apr 2019 #58
What does that have to do with what we're talking about?... InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #62
Maybe they mean this. Eko Apr 2019 #105
Maybe, but, then they should just say that because Biden WITHDREW InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #109
Eh, Eko Apr 2019 #111
I don't mind you saying so... it's okay to disagree on substance. InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #112
People are quick to argue. Eko Apr 2019 #113
That's admirable...good luck to your candidate. I'd happily vote for Joe if he wins the 2020 primary InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #114
Thanks, Eko Apr 2019 #115
So you admit you were wrong!!!!! ehrnst Apr 2019 #128
Do more reading....... USALiberal Apr 2019 #55
Read?! Now THERE'S a concept!! Even when I specifically identify Joe's 2 presidential primary losses InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #61
Like people who can't admit that Bernie is an Independent Senator from Vermont? ehrnst Apr 2019 #90
Cue the crickets... chirp! chirp! InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2019 #75
That was me!....lol Baclava Apr 2019 #8
Me 3. nt OhZone Apr 2019 #9
A Biden-Harris ticket will be hard for Trump to beat..... ProudMNDemocrat Apr 2019 #10
Women will march to the voting booths to vote if that's the ticket... Kahuna7 Apr 2019 #100
That would be an excellent ticket, I think. MineralMan Apr 2019 #11
Notice, Harris says, she's crazy about Joe.... Kahuna7 Apr 2019 #12
Bernie has slid to 5th! BannonsLiver Apr 2019 #14
... nolabear Apr 2019 #16
His finger wagging will go nuclear! Lol Baclava Apr 2019 #17
The telephone game emmaverybo Apr 2019 #76
Perception is reality, for the masses Baclava Apr 2019 #107
If DU got to pick nominees and presidents... FBaggins Apr 2019 #18
I'm sure he would too BannonsLiver Apr 2019 #19
That might be true but DU family still has their fighting amongst each other Doreen Apr 2019 #59
Lol! cwydro Apr 2019 #97
I love it but would she do it? nolabear Apr 2019 #15
Who wouldn't. That puts Harris in line to be the 47th President. louis c Apr 2019 #22
Totally true. I'm for it. nolabear Apr 2019 #24
A Biden/Harris ticket would thrill me peggysue2 Apr 2019 #20
K&R Gothmog Apr 2019 #21
It looks like Kamala Harris has taken the biggest drop. Hassin Bin Sober Apr 2019 #23
There were far more undecideds back then too. Kaleva Apr 2019 #57
Yes we can! brandnewday2009 Apr 2019 #25
wow BS is in 6th ? stonecutter357 Apr 2019 #26
BS is 5th. Undecideds don't count as a candidate. louis c Apr 2019 #27
That makes me happy. NurseJackie Apr 2019 #32
BS killed his candidacy after cnn townhall AlexSFCA Apr 2019 #39
Can you imagine him being asked about Earl Bradley? LongtimeAZDem Apr 2019 #51
That would be a great ticket underpants Apr 2019 #28
Congratulations to Biden and his supporters. defacto7 Apr 2019 #29
K&R Scurrilous Apr 2019 #30
Yes, I noticed that as well My Name is Url Apr 2019 #35
demographicaly, that would be the most logical ticket AlexSFCA Apr 2019 #36
WOOHOO!! YEA JOE FOR 2020!!! onetexan Apr 2019 #40
Anyone here that did not expect this to happen? EOM tiredtoo Apr 2019 #46
nope Skittles Apr 2019 #117
That would be a good ticket and can certainly win patphil Apr 2019 #49
He has a way of making people smile. tavernier Apr 2019 #64
DU has changed. There was a time when candidates like Kucinich lead the field Kaleva Apr 2019 #66
I remember that. nt Kahuna7 Apr 2019 #101
Thank Goodness.. look Cha Apr 2019 #126
He's kind of way out there now. Kaleva Apr 2019 #132
Most glad to see that one now buried in the "more..." list, Amimnoch Apr 2019 #67
+1 nt Kahuna7 Apr 2019 #103
W00T!! nolabear Apr 2019 #69
Congratulations... Mike Nelson Apr 2019 #82
Wow.. I hadn't even Cha Apr 2019 #99
I love each of the top 4. Dam we have a fine slate. applegrove Apr 2019 #102
I will still wait for the debates. nt Blue_true Apr 2019 #104
That would be my #1 choice for the ticket Miles Archer Apr 2019 #108
K&R! This is great news! R B Garr Apr 2019 #110
I see Biden picked up another point overnight here at DU... louis c Apr 2019 #118
Cool Gothmog Apr 2019 #124
Biden's got intelligence, empathy, experience, honesty. He's the Anti-Trump. VOX Apr 2019 #125
Well said, Vox! Cha Apr 2019 #127
Great song! VOX Apr 2019 #129
I know! Cha Apr 2019 #130
With 13% of the vote Polybius Apr 2019 #131
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